Experience the Art of World Travel, Fine Wines and Exceptional Cuisine

Imagine seeing a village, a town, a hamlet through the eyes of those who live there, while you wander the streets of off -the-main-road villages that are not on the top 10 sites that every tourist visits to take a selfie, but are real and thriving everyday life.  Local markets, boutique shops and gourmet restaurants where the locals gather. Have you ever heard of a touring company giving the option to alter the itinerary to suit the needs of the small group? Probably not. But Artistic Gourmet Adventures can do just that because YOU are the most important part of the equation!  

Celebrating our 8th year!

Great News! We are now taking new Registrations for our 

2022 Artistic Gourmet Adventures!

If you have a rebooked Adventure for 2022, you should have received a notification of your updated Adventure dates. If you have not heard from us, please email us at info@ArtisticGourmetAdventures.com

Artistic Gourmet Adventures provides luxury week-long travel Adventures for groups of up to twelve guests in beautiful locations around the world. Accommodations during our Adventures include private villas, chateaux, chalets, and stately homes, along with our very own private Le Cordon Bleu-Paris educated chef providing amazing multi-course gourmet cuisine.

And if you have been to any of these destinations in the past, you have not been the Artistic Gourmet Adventures way – Private Villa Accommodations-NO Hotels; Private Transportation-NO Big Buses; Gourmet Meals with Wine Pairings by Le Cordon Bleu-Paris educated Chef Walter Eagleton while dining at Villa-NO Set Dinners in pre-Chosen Tourist Restaurants; ‘slow travel’-NO Rushing to Catch the Bus; Special Surprise Excursions-A Comprehensive Itinerary-Personal Relationships with Locals-Personal Relationships with YOU! Just to name a few!

2022 Adventures of a Lifetime

The Passions of Portugal

Sunday, April 10 – Saturday, April 16 2022 SOLD OUT

Sunday, April 17 – Saturday, April 23, 2022 SOLD OUT

Sunday, May 1 – Saturday, May 7, 2022  SOLD OUT

In our six day-seven night The Passions of Portugal Adventure we will be located in the amazingly beautiful and historic Sintra area just north of Lisbon. This area is within close reach of the beaches of the Atlantic Silver Coast, the incredible history packed town of Sintra, the ‘riviera of Portugal’-Cascais- and of course the picturesque city of Lisbon. We will enjoy first class accommodations, Walter’s gourmet meals-with a Portuguese flair, private daily excursions to the best of the area and discover the wine and Port that makes Portugal unique.

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D-Day Revisited – 78th Anniversary

Sunday, July 17 – Saturday, July 23, 2022 (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, July 24 – Saturday, July 30, 2022 (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, August 7 – Saturday, August 13, 2022 (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, August 14 – Saturday, August 20, 2022  Availability

Join us for a full week of exploring and understanding the Normandy Invasion. Your co-host Dwayne Lee, along with Artistic Gourmet Adventures, will provide a week long Adventure where you will experience for yourself the emotion of standing where the soldiers stood and imagining through your eyes the events that took place. Authentic Normandy accommodations, gourmet meals and daily excursions to the most important sites that remain to remind us today of the price that was paid for our freedom are all included.

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The Central Highlands of Scotland

 Sunday, August 28 – Saturday, September 3, 2022

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On this Adventure we will roam the Central Highlands of Scotland. We will visit a working woolens mill circa 1784,  as well as Johnstons’ of Elgin Woolen Mill (famous for weaving Burberry Tartan), sample haggis (if you dare), dine on gourmet food and even take in a pub or two! Of course visiting a few castles won’t be difficult. We will visit a few distilleries, enjoy tastings and even see how the barrels are made in the “only cooperage in the UK”. Hopefully, the heather is in full bloom! Everyone will enjoy Scotland in the Fall.  Our Manor House accommodations have been specially chosen for an authentic Scottish Highland week and best of all we are not sharing with anyone else!

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Timeless Tuscany

Sunday, September 25 – Saturday, October 1, 2022 SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 2 – Saturday, October 8, 2022  SOLD OUT

In this amazing Adventure we will leisurely wander the back streets of the ancient cities and small towns in Tuscany, taste the wines of the region, sample olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Le Cordon Bleu-Paris educated Chef Walter Eagleton will treat you to classic gourmet meals and favorites of the region. Our private accommodation for this exciting Adventure is luxurious and full of character. This 14th Century Villa is a magnificent Villa with stately Tuscan architecture and lush green gardens.

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The Amazing Coast of Amalfi
Sunday, October 16 – Saturday, October 22, 2022 Available

Sunday, October 23 – Saturday, October 29, 2022  Available

Come to sunny Italy to the most beautiful coastline in the world! The Amalfi coast of Italy is just minutes away from Naples. Small towns perched on the side of the mountain and trailing down to the electric blue and emerald green sea. The water sparkles with silver and small and large boats sway to the waves of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Your home for the week is a splendid Villa on a cliff overlooking the water. Artistic Gourmet Adventures will guide you on this Adventure of a Lifetime in sunny Italy!

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2023 Adventures of a Lifetime

Celebrating our 9th year!

D-Day Revisited – 79th Anniversary

Sunday, July 23 – Saturday, July 29, 2023

Join us for a full week of exploring and understanding the Normandy Invasion. Your co-host Dwayne Lee, along with Artistic Gourmet Adventures, will provide a week long Adventure where you will experience for yourself the emotion of standing where the soldiers stood and imagining through your eyes the events that took place. Authentic Normandy accommodations, gourmet meals and daily excursions to the most important sites that remain to remind us today of the price that was paid for our freedom are all included.

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Taste of Southern Ireland
Sunday, September 3 – Saturday, September 9, 2023  SOLD OUT

Sunday, September 10, 2023 – Saturday, September 16, 2023 SOLD OUT

Sunday, September 23, 2023 – Saturday, September 30, 2023  Available

Have you dreamt of staying in your own castle in Ireland?

We welcome you to Southern Ireland. Our accommodations is a true Irish Castle. We won’t share this castle with anyone else! The castle is located in the midlands of Ireland making it an ideal location for day touring to many of the magnificent and magical sites that Ireland has to offer.

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We’ve taken every type of vacation imaginable, but not one measures up to the Artistic Gourmet Adventure hosted by Walter and Kim Eagleton. Kim, an avid researcher, and her husband, an awesome chef, prepared a perfect blend of exploring the intimate villages of France while weaving in historical perspectives. The villages came alive in a way you could close your eyes and see the past unfolding before you. Their warm hospitable nature provides a comforting yet exciting adventure for the novice and historical buff alike. And the food…trust me, it will tickle your palate throughout the entire experience. I give it a 5 out of 5!  Kimberly K. & Stan H.

Thank you, Walter and Kim, for planning an unforgettable experience with AGA!  Your expertise, patience and personal extra touches planned every day, combined to make this one of the most enjoyable travel experience of our lives!  We especially would like to comment on how much we enjoyed the
variety of our daily itineraries:  the delightful gourmet picnics, the interesting and fun wine tastings and boat tour, the epicurean lunches at Le Tasting Room and in the troglodyte cave in Beaumont en Veron, and the outings to the historical sites at Chinon, Fontevraud Abbey, Angers and Chenonceau.  The value of your services was well worth the cost and, in fact, saved us a lot of headaches and money overall!  We would have never been able to stay in a beautiful Chateau and experienced its grandeur and
elegance.  We will always appreciate the care and tenderness you put into our Adventure!  You made our trip to the Loire Valley a dream vacation!
Regards, Jackie and Rusty